Jeremy Keele


President and CEO

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Jeremy Keele is President & CEO of the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business.

Jeremy Keele, President & CEO

The mission of the Sorenson Impact Center is to marshal capital for social good, empower evidence-based programs and policies, break down silos across sectors, and equip the next generation of leaders with social purpose. 

Jeremy’s work at the Center is dedicated to advising stakeholders from philanthropy, government, investment, and nonprofits on innovative and data-driven approaches to solving difficult social problems in their communities. Under Jeremy’s leadership, the Center has grown from three employees in 2014 to 35 in 2017, with an additional 50 graduate and undergraduate student fellows working on live projects and investments around the world every year. Center staff include experts from finance, policy, business, law, data science, communications, and sociology.

Prior to joining the Sorenson Impact Center, Jeremy was senior advisor to Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. During his time in government, Jeremy advised the Mayor on all of his key policy initiatives, including social policy, transportation, homelessness, criminal justice, health, culture and the arts, and economic development. Prior to joining Mayor McAdams, Jeremy practiced corporate transactional law in New York, London, Moscow, and Los Angeles with the law firms of Cleary Gottlieb and Latham & Watkins. Jeremy received his Juris Doctor from New York University and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard's Kennedy School. Jeremy is married and has four young boys.